Running Rigging

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  • Testers Compare Swivels, Look for Pin Creep
     Subscribers OnlyFor this evaluation, each shackle was visually inspected, component parts were measured, and stainless-steel alloys...
  • Stainless Steel: Advantages and Ailments
     Subscribers OnlyWhen it comes to stainless steel, nothing seems more baffling than the latest array of alloys that have migrated into...
  • DIY Rigging Hacks
     Subscribers OnlyOver the years we’ve owned Josepheline, our 38-foot Lightwave catamaran, we’ve figured out a few simple...
  • Genoa Sheet-Lead Control Systems
     Subscribers OnlyFor decades, adjusting the genoa sheet leads from the cockpit was a luxury ascribed to racing sailboats. But...
  • Where Credit Is Due: September 2013
     Subscribers OnlyAlpenglow I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to (and recommendation of) the folks at...
  • Mailport: September 2013
    In response to “What’s in the Practical Sailor Toolbag?” (PS, January 2012): How about a list of tools...
  • Mailport: July 2013
    A few issues ago, you had a short article on deck hardware (blocks, traveler, cars, etc.) that included Garhauer, and...
  • Summer Sailing Gear
    Summer’s warm breezes and lazy weekends have arrived, so PS testers have put together a lineup of cool toys and...

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